Burger with a Side of Flies: Bugs as Food


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This fried green tomato hornworm salad is a perfect way to begin a meal and get revenge on garden pests.


They’re creepy, crawly and tasty! This hour we’ll learn all about insects–the ones that help, and the ones that hinder, like the gypsy moth, which continues to defoliate central Ohio forests. Then, it’s an unflinching look at insect-based cuisine. The next time a colony of ants parades across the counter, you may want to direct them into the deep fryer.


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